Professor of Practical Theology, Emeritus
Ordained Elder of the Church of the Nazarene, 1971
BA; Religion, 1965, Southern Nazarene University
MDiv; Practical Theology, 1969, Nazarene Theological Seminary
MA; Theology/Religion, 1971, Religion Southern Nazarene University
DMin; Practicul Theology/Pastoral Counseling, 1978, Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary
“I love being in one-to-one conversations with students in my office and having the chance to talk through the consequences of the events earlier in their lives.”
Awards & Honors
- Larry D. Fine Faculty Scholarship Endowment, 2012
- Founder's Award from MNU. 2011
- Who's Who Among American Teachers, 1994
- The President's Award: Teacher of the Year, 2000
- Alpha Chi Donald Metz Award - Faculty Member of the Year for Distinctive Academic Contributions 1977-78; 1985-86
- Articles in Beacon Dictionary of Theology, Beacon Hill Press. 1983
- Article in Guide Post publications, 1970's
- Speaker for more than 900 revivals, retreats, and conferences in Church of the Nazarene and other evangelical groups.
Involvement at MNU
- Developed and lead first international trip to overseas site. This was a student group to Israel, 1974.
- Leader of 16 Bible Lands Tours to countries of Middle East since 1974
- Leader of three “Footsteps of St. Paul” Greek Islands plus Athens-Corinth since 1996
- Leader of lay groups travel to Europe (Austria, Germany, Switzerland, Italy and Netherlands) since 1980’s three trips tour groups
- Leader of lay group tour to Alaska-Inside Passage, 1996
- Leader of student work and witness trip to Romania and Moldova, Russia, 1990’s
- Leader of tour of sites of John Wesley, 1976
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